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football games are canceled because of the threat of gang violence. >> i'm in santa clara where police have issued a challenge to the public. help them find this man who allegedly attacked a 91-year-old man who was visiting his wife's grave site. i'm in san francisco. movie theaters are banning costumes ahead of the release of the controversial film "joker." now from afc 7, live breaking news. that breaking news is out of martinez. a grass fire is burning up awe hillside. happening on sunrise drive.driv firefighters are saying they are getting the upper hand on it.
we will have updates on abc news. this is an unprovoked and ruthless attack on one of the most vulnerable members of our society. >> the search is on for the suspect who attacked a 91-year-old man while he was visiting his wife's grave site. it happened saturday morning at the mission city memorial park in santa clara. >> that's where we are tonight with the investigation. santa clara police issuing a statement, help them find their suspect. this is the sketch of the man accused of attacking a 91-year-old man.
>> it is completely unacceptable. >> reporter: the captain said on saturday the 91-year-old man was attacked at the rock while visiting his wife's grave site. >> it's something that he does almost on a dale whether i basis fairly regularly. he even brings a lawn chair, sits by her side and spends some time there with her. >> reporter: captain kazem said the suspect stole some of the man's things and fled on a bike. the suspect is described as 35 to 50 years old, 5'9" to 6 feet tall. >> they like chasing a lot of skills. >> memorial park is quiet and a nice place to walk his dogs. he says he can't believe anyone would attack a 91-year-old man. >> to pick on someone of that age or any age actually. i think it's disgusting. >> reporter: kyle and his crew are out here on a weekly basis installing tombstones. he said theeaful.
>> tnknythingou happenike that a pretty respectful when they come to places like this. >> reporter: police say some visitors at the cemetery saw the attack and called 911. they are wondering if this was a random attack or if the man was targeted. they had some leads but it did not pan out. >> new at 11. a person was struck and killed by a smart train in rornert park at a crossing tonight. it's the third time someone has been killed by a train at that intersection since june. this week is rail safety week. two detectives stationed at the crossing witnessed the incident. one detective jumped out and tried to save the victim. it was too late. a sky diver was killed when she was hit by a big rig after accidentally landing on a freeway today. >> it happened around 2:30 p.m.
the chp said the female sky diver landed on 9 southbound lane of 99 in lodi. >> one of the parachutists collided with the rear trailer of a big rig truck tractor. >> the accident caused a chain reaction of collisions with at least three other vehicles involved. nobody else was injured. authorities said she was jumping with a lodi palodi palodi paloda >> the owner said they believe 18 people have died while jumping there but that they do not keep count. today's windy conditions isindled a grass fire on mayer valeo. it took them more than an hour to bring the 40 acre fire under control. the fire was sparked yesterday after five power poles were
intentionally cut down most likely by copper thieves. a shooting in the east bay today. a car riddled with bullet holes showed up at this pleasant hill chevron. the person inside was asking for help but then the car took off before police arrived. later someone showed up at a local hospital with a gunshot wound. officers were trying to piece together what happened. in the east bay the threat of gang violence forced officials to cancel games until tomorrow. it's left players and coaches disappointed. we spoke to team members. >> reporter: all is quiet on san leandro high school football field. practices have been canceled. >> heard they were going to come to our field and i guess start shooting, i heard. that's what he said. he wants to keep us safe. >> reporter: he is the head coach and they are gang members. administrators from both schools agreed to cancel the games out of an abundance of caution.
they say they'll be rescheduled soon. >> looking at times we can reschedule. hopefully if we can find some time that they both can work, it looks like, you know, we have a tentative date. >> reporter: coaches are not sharing details and the games will not be open to the public. the reason for staying tight-lipped is safety. >> we have to be safe. rather to be safe than sorry. >> reporter: that doesn't take away from the disappointment felt by many varsity players who wanted to play friday regardless of the threat. >> i'm not worried about it. i want to play football. we don't think any concerns or anything about it. we don't really think anything will happen. >> i had coaches coming and look at us, really look at the whole team and we came clean. so i feel like it's jeopardizing our season a little bit and just pushing things back. >> reporter: if for some reason the games are not rescheduled, they'd be marked as no contest and not a forfeit.
now to washington where president trump is lashing out over the impeachment inquiry. today lawmakers also got their hands on the whistle-blower investigation at the center of it all. rachel scott is in washington with the prospect of a lengthy impeachment fight. the nation's top official pivoted between lawmakers and the white house. >> you went to the white house first so you went to the subject of the complaint for advice first about whether you should provide the complaint to congress? >> if it does have executive privilege, it is the white house that determines that. >> reporter: joseph maguire, the acting director of nattelnaigen decision to keep that complaint under wraps. at the center of the dispute, a july phone call between president trump and the president of ukraine where the president repeatedly urged him to investigate his potential 2020 rival joe biden and his son. the president defending that
call. >> my call was perfect. >> reporter: but from his own party a few signs of wav erg i want to say, mr. presiden, this is not okay. that conversation is not okay. >> reporter: in the complaint the whistle-blower said white house officials were deeply disturbed and reported hearing that officials were directed to remove the electronic transcript from the computer system. >> the president behind closed doors vented his frustration in this audio. >> who is the person who that gave the whistle blow -blower t information because that's close to a spy. you know what we used to do in the old days when we were smart? right. the spies and treason, we used to handle it a little differently than we do now. >> reporter: president trump has raised questions about the credibility of the whistle-blower. they had no reason to believe
they were being disloyal to the country adding that the whistle-blower did the right thing by coming forward. rachel scott, abc news, capitol hill. back in the bay they're hoping to identify the climate activists who painted a giant muriel on montgomery street. the paint is still visible on the asphalt. workers spent all night trying to clean it up. the operation costing more than $66,000 and they will be back at it again tonight. i'm kate morrison in san francisco. if you're planning on seeing the controversial comic flick "joker" think twice before you dress up in costume. does this look like a franken stein monster. >> he's cute. >> but the man who created the lab bra doodle is having second thoughts on his hybrid. >> this is what's coming up on jimmy kimmel. >> thank you. please donate a few seconds of your life to this. it's going to be like modern family. >> no, this is the last season.
a group of al amida fourth graders was hoping to learn a group of bike safety but instead they were taught a hard lesson. someone stole 50 bikes and gear in front of their school. they were about to unload the you haul full of bikes to teach students for the day but the entire truck was gone. >> we need secure bike storage when we're doing programs. it's a lesson for us. >> while police look for the suspect cycles for change is asking for bike donations at
dropoff locations around the east bay. new developments now. there are now 12 vaping-related deaths in the united states. the latest one was in mississippi. other deaths were previously reported here in california as well as kansas, illinois, indiana, minnesota, missouri, oregon, florida, and georgia. kind of rampant at this point. the cdc says more than 800 people in 46 states have suffered lung injuries likely linked to vaping. if you have flown recently with the seat back in front of you in your face, you know that airplane seats are getting smaller. so what happens in an emergency? the faa is going to conduct live evacuation drills to see how fast passengers and crews can get out. it will involve 720 different kinds of people like a child sitting in a parent's lap. a cabin suddenly plunged into darkness. the faa's goal is to decide on a minimum seat pitch that would
allow passengers and crew to escape in 20 seconds. pitch is the distance from one seat back to the other. right now low cost airlines like spirit is 28 inches. most other airlines is 31 inches. the emergency testing will take place in november. "the joker" is one of hollywood's biggest blockbusters in theaters. some have banned costumes. some worry this film will inspire real life criminals. >> can you introduce me as joker? >> reporter: the movie won't hit theaters until next week but it already comes with several warnings. >> is it just me or is it getting crazier out there. >> reporter: they are warning people of a possible shooting at a movie theater shooting of "joker." the 2012 aurora theater theaterr
happened at "dark knight rises." this could inspire another act of violence. others weary of the whole theater experience. >> i don't feel safe going to the movie theater anymore. >> reporter: many movie goers enjoy wearing costumes of their favorite characters. you may want to think twice. landmark theaters want their guests to enjoy "joker" but no masks, painted faces or costumes will be permitted. while amc says costumes are okay but weapons or anything that covers your face are not allowed. >> people are afraid of the things that we hide. >> reporter: bay area child o co development expert thinks the fear factor is a missed opportunity to talk about the "jok "joker's" origin story. >> there are consequences for that trauma that go all the way
from adolescence to the rest of their lives. >> reporter: she says whether or not you see the movie acknowledging trauma is a big public step. a berkeley area known for its upscale restaurants and boutiques will no longer call itself the gourmet ghetto. they asked for the name to be changed because of negative connotations with the word ghetto. the name was coined in the 1970s and was featured on ban nerps in the district. let's turn to the forecast and it's gotten cooler. >> we're here with if it's going to continue with the cooldown. >> absolutely it will continue and we're all going to sleep better hopefully. let's take a look at live doppler 7. gray skies all the way into santa rosa spilled over into the east bay and is pushing towards the santa cruz area. so that is definitely going to continue to thrive those temperatures down.
today anywhere from 15 to 30 degrees cooler here in the bay area. right now we're in the 60s compared to 24 hours ago running 13 degrees cooler in concord down 12 at travis air force base and it is 8 degrees cooler in san jose. so let's check out the highlights as we head towards the weekend. we are going to notice first thing tomorrow morning widespread low clouds. overcast with some spotty drizzle. even cooler tomorrow afternoon with below average temperatures into early next week with a combination of sun and clouds.o picture from em moryville, it is a shaky camera. the sea breeze definitely helped to take our temperatures down. we'll have another breezy day ahead. 11:30 tonight. widespread cloudiness. some spotty drizzle showing up. around 7 a.m., don't be surprised if you need to use your wipers at times for the morning commute. definitely allow yourself a little extra time to get to work
or get your kids off to school. by the evening hours the clouds will begin to break up and we will see some clearing. temperatures first thing in the morning, mid 50s to the low 60s. it is going to start off cooler than where we were. it was too warm, hard to sleep. tomorrow afternoon i think you're going to be liking the weather even more if you like the cooler conditions. look at the temperatures. we're going to go from the 80s today to the 70s tomorrow. 70 degrees in oakland. 77 in san jose. 73 in san rafel. it is going to be breezy with the combination of clouds and sun. i want to show you what's going to happen in the sierra. the same system that will bring our temperatures down is going to be moving through the sierra. a colder weekend for them. a mix of rain and snow showers. the snow level will be dropping between 5 and 6,000 feet saturday afternoon and evening. if you have travel plans, be prepared for winter driving
conditions. morning rain and drizzle followed by cooler weather through the weekend and into monday. low 60s into the 70s. a little bump up tuesday and wednesday but not much. no hot weather in the accuweather seven day forecast. >> thanks, sandia. tomorrow, "good morning america." mark cuban and robert herjavec, mark cuban and robert herjavec, a couple of ♪ sup. wh- whacha doing? i'm watching food. try my $3 cheddar bacon loaded curly fries. get 'em delivered with doordash.
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season won't end on sunday with a win tonight and a cleveland loss, oakland has clinched at least a one game tiebreaker. great night honoring felix hernandez. the a's did get three runs on him, two coming on this shot in the second. matt chapman with his 36th of the season. 3-0, a's. hernandez was in trouble. chad kinder with a liner. dylan moore, the great catch. felix is pumped. he would get one last batter. robby grossman flies out. that is it. all 15 years with the mariners. his career will likely continue but his time in seattle likely over. with all due respect to tom hanks tonight, there is crying in baseball. an emotional night in seattle, a's win 3-1. a win tomorrow and they clinch a spot in the playoffs. rnn san franrapping up the seri
with the rockies. tyler bede struck out seven. he left in the eighth. having an mri waiting for results. mike yastrzemski has a home run to the deepest part of the park. now to the fifth, tied again. not anymore. dubon with a sickle to right. misplay to the outfield. alex dicker son scores. 3-2 scores. three for four in the game. giants win 8-3. they will end the season with a series against the dodgers. nfl eagles and packers at lambeau field. fourth quarter, jordan howard takes the rock and rolls into the end zone. philly up by 7. late in the fourth now, packers on the move. aaron rodgers fires for the end zone but it is tipped and picked off. that's the first interception of the season for rodgers. the eagles fly by the packers
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>> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight -- viola davis, from "mr. robot," christian slater, this week in unnecessary censorship, and music from gary clark jr. and now, great news, jimmy kimmel! ♪ [cheers and applause] >> jimmy: thank you. i'm jimmy. i'm the host of the show. thank you for watching. thank you for coming. and for gathering here. on another crazy day today, as another episode of the real white house wives of orange president today, as i'll tell you something. the news started early this morning and has not let up. what an onslaught, trying to keep up with all this, i felt